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How Chief Dyer Torpedoed Panhandling Ordinance

Police Chief Jerry Dyer sank a city council proposal Thursday that supporters said was focused on public safety, but opponents criticized as a mean-spirited attack on the poor. After three and a half hours o...
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Mueller Concludes Russia Probe, Delivers Report to AG Barr

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency, entangled Trump's family and resulted in criminal charges agains...
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When Will ‘All Means All’ Happen at Starr Elementary?

"All means all" is a slogan Fresno Unified Superintendent Bob Nelson often uses to describe inclusion efforts at California's fourth-largest school district. However, past and present trustees and parents argue that the district is not living up to the mott...
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Respecting Elders: Maya Angelou Clips Sparks Courtesy Debate

NEW YORK — Put a handle on it. If you don't know what that means, you might not call elders by "Mr.," ''Miss" or "Mrs.," insist that your children do the same or demand it for yourself. If you've heard the term, you're likely familiar with the history of th...